Archive for the ‘Saint Leonard’ Category
It is one of the most popular saints in Central Europe. In fact, says a scholar who in his honor were erected not less than six hundred churches and chapels, and his name appears frequently in the toponomastica and folklore. The same scholar adds that he “awoke a particular devotion in times of the Crusades, and among the devotees Boemundo The prince of Antioch, taken prisoner by the infidels in 1100, attributed his release in 1103 the saint, and back Europe, donated to the shrine of Saint-Léonard-de-Noblac, as a former vote, silver chains similar to those he had taken during his captivity. ” San Leonardo is a saint “discovered” in the early eleventh century, and this time back the first biographies, which later inspired the adoration of him.
Leonardo was born on Galia under Emperor Anastasius, ie between 491 and 518. Like their parents, more noble, were friends of Clovis, the great chief of the Franks, he wanted to serve as godfather at the baptism of the child. When I was young, Leonardo did not want to follow the career of arms, preferring to get the service of San Remigio, who was bishop of Reims. Read the rest of this entry »
Jefferson Patterson Park & Museum
Dirección: 10515 Mackall Road Saint Leonard, MD 20685
We found this place during one of their special events. We live in Calvert County, but hadn’t really heard of it. They do a lot of programming for kids, especially young. Our sons loved the Indian Village that they had there. They are right on the river, perfect for our kids to run around!
More than 70 archaeological sites have been identified, from the prehistoric period 9,000 years ago through the Colonial period, including the site of the 1814 Battle of St. Leonard Creek, the largest naval engagement in Maryland’s history.